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The African Handball Confederation, (acronym CAHB) referring to a (French: Confédération Africaine de Handball), is the administrative and controlling body for African team handball. Founded on 15 January 1973 after the 2nd All-Africa Games in Lagos (Nigeria), it represents the national handball associations of Africa under the supervision of the International Handball Federation (IHF).

African Handball Confederation
French: Confédération Africaine de Handball
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Flag of the African Handball Confederation
AbbreviationCAHB
Formation15 January 1973; 46 years ago (1973-01-15)
Founded atLagos, Federal Republic of Nigeria Nigeria
TypeContinental Sports Federation
PurposeDevelopment of Handball & Beach Handball in Africa
HeadquartersAbidjan, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire Ivory Coast
Membership
52 Members
Official language
English & French
President
Dr. Mansourou Aremou Benin
1st Vice-President
Medhat El-Beltagy Egypt
Secretary General
Charles Omboumahou Republic of the Congo
AffiliationsInternational Handball Federation, Association of African Sports Confederations
Websitewww.cahbonline.info

The CAHB headquarters is located in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Its current President is the Dr. Mansourou Aremou from Benin. The motto of the organisation is Let's build African Handball together.

HistoryEdit

 
Old logo

The African Handball Confederation has been first continental confederation and with its 51 national federation. It is also the continental confederation with highest numbers of members within the IHF.

The founding congress took place on January 15, 1973, in Lagos, Nigeria during the 2nd All-Africa Games. It was attended by Alberto de San Roman (Spain), the Vice-President of the International Handball Federation. The committee, which had done all the preparation work, was awarded with executive functions within the confederation. Dr. Salem Nabil became President and Babacar Fall Secretary General.

Its headquarters is in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

CAHB PresidentsEdit

S. No. Name Country Tenure
1. Mr. Babacar Fall   Senegal 1973 – 1993
2. Dr. Nabil Salem   Egypt 1993 – 1996
3. Mr. Christophe Yapo Achy   Ivory Coast 1996 – 2008
4. Dr. Mansourou Aremou   Benin September 2008 – Till date

CAHB Secretary GeneralsEdit

S. No. Name Country Tenure
1. Colonel Issa Ahmed   Nigeria 1973 – 1978
2. Mr. Christophe Yapo Achy   Ivory Coast 1978 – 1993
3. Mr. Ferdinand Kitsadi Zorrino   Republic of the Congo 1993 – 2000
4. Dr. Mansourou Aremou   Benin 2000 – 2008
5. Dr. Nicole Assele   Gabon 2008 – 2012
6. Mr. Charles Omboumahou   Republic of the Congo 2012 – Till date

CAHB Executive CommitteeEdit

Designation Name Country
President Dr. Mansourou Aremou   Benin
1st Vice-President Mr. Medhat El-Beltagy   Egypt
2nd Vice-President Mr. Pedro Godinho   Angola
Secretary General Mr. Charles Omboumahou   Republic of the Congo
Treasurer Mr. Auguste Dogbo   Togo

CAHB CouncilEdit

Designation Name Country
President Dr. Mansourou Aremou   Benin
1st Vice-President Mr. Medhat El-Beltagy   Egypt
2nd Vice-President Mr. Pedro Godinho   Angola
Secretary General Mr. Charles Omboumahou   Republic of the Congo
Treasurer Mr. Auguste Dogbo   Togo
Council Members Dr. François Gnamian   Ivory Coast
Mr. Diouf Seydou   Senegal
Mr. Habib Labane   Algeria
President Zone 1 Mr. Mourad Mestiri   Tunisia
President Zone 2 Mr. Camara Mamadouba   Guinea
President Zone 3 Mr. Alain Patrick Pare   Burkina Faso
President Zone 4 Mr. Amos Mbayo Kitenge   Democratic Republic of the Congo
President Zone 5 Mrs. Sheila Agonzibwa Richardson   Uganda
President Zone 6 Mrs. Ruth Saunders   South Africa

CAHB TournamentsEdit

Title HoldersEdit

CAHB MembersEdit

Summer olympics recordEdit

Nation  
1936
 
1972
 
1976
 
1980
 
1984
 
1988
 
1992
 
1996
 
2000
 
2004
 
2008
 
2012
 
2016
 
2020
Total
Men
  Algeria 10/12 12/12 10/12 10/12 4
  Egypt 11/12 6/12 7/12 12/12 10/12 9/12 6
  Tunisia 16/16 10/12 8/12 12/12 4
Total 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 14
Women
  Angola 7/8 9/10 9/10 12/12 10/12 8/12 Q 6
  Republic of the Congo 6/6 1
  Ivory Coast 8/8 1
  Nigeria 8/8 1
Total 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9

World Championship recordEdit

Men
Team  
1938
 
1954
 
1958
 
1961
 
1964
 
1967
 
1970
 
1974
 
1978
 
1982
 
1986
 
1990
 
1993
 
1995
 
1997
 
1999
 
2001
 
2003
 
2005
 
2007
 
2009
 
2011
 
2013
 
2015
 
2017
 
 
2019
Total
  Algeria 15/16 16/16 16/16 16/16 16/24 17/24 15/24 13/24 18/24 17/24 19/24 15/24 17/24 24/24 14
  Angola 20/24 21/24 24/24 23/24 4
  Egypt 14/16 12/16 6/24 6/24 7/24 4/24 15/24 14/24 17/24 14/24 14/24 16/24 14/24 13/24 8/24 15
  Morocco 22/24 23/24 17/24 22/24 23/24 20/24 6
  Nigeria 23/24 1
  Tunisia 15/16 15/24 16/24 12/24 10/24 14/24 4/24 11/24 17/24 20/24 11/24 15/24 19/24 12/24 14
Total 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 62
Women
Team  
1957
 
1962
 
1965
 
1971
 
1973
 
1975
 
1978
 
1982
 
1986
 
1990
 
1993
 
1995
 
1997
 
1999
 
2001
 
2003
 
2005
 
2007
 
2009
 
2011
 
2013
 
2015
 
2017
 
2019
Total
  Algeria 12/12 19/24 22/24 3
  Angola 16/16 16/16 13/20 15/24 15/24 13/24 17/24 16/24 7/24 11/24 8/24 16/24 16/24 19/24 Q 15
  Cameroon 22/24 20/24 2
  Congo 12/12 22/24 22/24 17/24 20/24 5
  DR Congo 20/24 24/24 Q 3
  Ivory Coast 17/20 14/24 20/24 21/24 21/24 18/24 16/24 7
  Senegal Q 1
  Tunisia 12/12 19/24 18/24 15/24 14/24 18/24 17/24 21/24 24/24 9
Total 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 3 3 42

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